Illinois Valley Striders


IVS News & Updates

  • 11/22/2017 4:44 PM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    The 2018 FamilyCore 5k will be held on January 27, 2018.   A Grand Prix Discount is available.   Information/Registration    Discount Code  The Frosty is the first race of the 2018 IVS Grand Prix Series.

  • 10/10/2017 10:49 AM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)
    10/28 - IVC Ghost Chase 5k (GP Discount)

    10/28 - McNotagain Trail Races 10m & 30m

    11/5 - Canal Connection 10k

    11/5 - Edge Run 5k and 10k (GP Discount)

    11/19 -  Peoria Turkey Trot 4m

    11/23 - Canton Turkey Trot 5k (GP Discount)

    11/25 - Folepi 4m

  • 09/21/2017 11:20 AM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    Course monitors are still needed for the upcoming Whiskeydaddle on October 7th and 8th - particularly on Sunday for the marathon/half/relay!

    Would *you* be interested in helping out? You'll get a SWEET 1/2 zip (same as the marathon/half/relay finishers) AND a $50 gift card toward New Balance products at Running Central!

    There are other roles and responsibilities too if course monitoring isn't up your alley. ; )

    If you're interested, you can sign up here -->

  • 07/17/2017 2:31 PM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    The Marshall County Old Settler's 5k and 10k IVS Grand Prix discount code is now active.  Don't miss one of the Grand Prix's longest running and absolutely best classic events .... Use the Discount Code and Register NOW!   Website and Registration   August 26, in downtown Lacon.

  • 06/25/2017 5:47 PM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    The Run For Life (7/15) Grand Prix Discount Code is now listed in the Grand Prix Discount Code list.

  • 06/21/2017 9:48 AM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    Midnight Mayhem #11 5k - June 23 -Jubilee College State Park

    45th Annual Lincoln-Douglas Run June 24th  - GP Discount Race - 3 Mile or 8 Mile 

    Firecracker 5k Run - Peoria - July 4  ... don't miss this firecracker hot holiday event!

    Run For The Health Of It 5k- Chillicothe - July 8  - $15.00 5k/ $10.00 2 mi Fun Walk - Free 600 m kids run - - includes breakfast - Pearce Community Center benefit - Race shirt available for $15.00 .. USATF Certified 5k Course .. Flat, Fast!

    Cry Me A River (CMAR) Trail Runs - 13.1 mi, 50k, 100k, 100 mi - July 8 - Camp Wokanda .. Tired of flat fast races that are too short and over too soon? This none is for YOU!

    Run For Life 5k - July 15 - GP Discount Race - Metamora .. Metamora Fields Golf Course

    See the Members tab for the Grand Prix Discount codes and sign up NOW for the Grand Prix Races!  Can't find the discount code? Join the Grand Prix Series ... it is free for IVS members, and it is not too late to sign up!  Click in the Grand \prix Series link on the home page.

  • 06/17/2017 7:00 AM | Sue Miller (Administrator)

    = = REMINDER = =


     Less than 3 weeks until race day

       Are you signed up yet ?



    $40 for any of the races - NO processing fee

    2 Mile Run/Walk (12 and Under) - $ 4

    Price increase to $45 (NO processing fee) Monday, June 5th  

  • 06/15/2017 11:00 AM | Sue Miller (Administrator)

    Volunteers needed for the Steamboat Classic Race Expo AND on Race Day

    (less than 3 weeks to the 44th running of the Steamboat Classic)

    Your help is needed at the expo Thursday, June 15th -  Friday, June 16th


    Saturday, June 17th - IVS Gear check and race day packet pick up.

    Visit for volunteer opportunities

    Be sure to pass the word on to family and friends.   All help is greatly appreciated.        

  • 06/10/2017 4:29 PM | Bill Holmes (Administrator)

    IVS Grand Prix Discount codes have been added for the Eureka Heart House 5k & 10k, June 10, and for the Lincoln Douglas 3m & 8m, June 24.  12 DISCOUNTED IVS Grand Prix races remain for 2017.... a potential $60.00 savings!  The IVS Grand Prix Series is a free membership benefit of the Illinois Valley Striders.  Register for the IVS Grand Prix Series HERE  TODAY!

Have a question for IVS?  Please contact us!


Illinois Valley Striders
P.O. Box 69
Peoria, IL 61650-0069

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